Throwback 2018: Live Podcast Time! Minding the Brain
Have you ever considered why a painting or song can make you cry? Perhaps you’ve wondered about the effects of pervasive social media culture, lasting stress, or the casual use of... More
Minding the Brain Podcast with Dr. Jim Davies
Award-winning Carleton University neuroscientist Dr. Kim Hellemans and cognitive scientist Dr. Jim Davies created a audio show called “Minding the Brain.” It is released as a podcast and will be... More
ICS Colloquia Schedule: Fall 2017 – Winter 2018
The following lists the current weekly Fall/Winter Colloquia for The Institute of Cognitive Science . If there is no Colloquia listed for a specific week, the reason is given below.... More
Linguistics & Language/Cognitive Science Prof to Research Inuktut Writing on UK Tour… and Have Tea...
Kumiko Murasugi, Associate Professor in the School of Linguistics and Language Studies and the Institute of Cognitive Science, is assisting Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami's (ITK) Atausiq Inuktut Titirausiq Task Group (AIT) in partnership... More
Announcing the EDC’s 2014-2015 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Recipients and Honourable Mentions (FASS Captures 4/5!)
Dirk Boon (Department of Sociology and Anthropology), Gabrielle Doiron (College of the Humanities/School for Studies in Art and Culture), Sabrina Fernandes (Department of Sociology and Anthropology), and Ryan Rafferty (Department... More
The Death of Hundreds Is Just a Statistic—But It Doesn’t Have to Be: Jim Davies...
Professor of Cognitive Scientist Jim Davies published a blog entry for the online magazine Nautilus about how our moral judgments tend to be insensitive to numbers--and how we might overcome... More
Is Santa Claus a God? Jim Davies in Nautilus
Dr. Jim Davies, associate professor at Carleton's Institute of Cognitive Science, discusses how the idea of Santa Claus fits (and doesn't fit) with what anthropologists consider gods in religion in... More